KARACHI: East Range police Karachi claimed to have arrested four suspects including an alleged killer of a police officer while recovering weapons, extortion money and snatched mobile phones from their possession.
DIG East Shahid Hayat and SSP East Javed Meher while talking media said that three police station of East Range Saudabad, Brigade and Gulistan-e-Jauhar police stations arrested the four accused in raids and encounters.
They told that a local trader had received a letter along with pistol bullet demanding Rs20million extortion money and threatening that he would be killed if did not pay the sum.
On June 23 the criminals shot injured a security guard of company. Then the extortion money was settled as Rs 50000.
On June 28 when the suspects came to collect money from Millat Garden there Sheroz and Haider Ali were arrested and Rs50000 and two pistols recovered from them.
Meanwhile, Brigade police arrested an accused Rehan alias Amir, killer of ASI Safeer Butt.
Moreover Gulistan-e-Jauhar police arrested a dacoit while he was attempting to loot a family traveling a car.
DIG East Range announced to award cash and admiring certificates to the policemen.